Agriculture

Two museums in Mandya are saving native paddy grains from extinction -R Krishna Kumar

-The Hindu A farmer’s house in the nondescript Kirugavalu village is the country’s largest private rice museum A serpentine road from Mysuru cuts through lush green fields and leads to an obscure village dotted with run-down houses and petty shops with thatched roofs. Sidestepping a passing herd of...

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A tie-up that can go a long way in crop cultivation -R Avadhani

-The Hindu A novel initiative of bringing farmers and consumers together turns out to be a win-win deal ARJUN NAIK TANDA (SANGAREDDY DT): Chandi Bai, a 50-year-old farmer, had a memorable day on Sunday at Arjun Naik Tanka in Hoti B mandal when several consumers, who have...

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'Forgotten' Kodo-Kutki millets on a comeback trail in this MP tribal belt -Sajin Saju

-The Indian Express Thousands of women in Dindori have taken up the task of reviving the cultivation of nutrient-rich kodo and kutki, thereby marking a noticeable shift from subsistence production to commercial agriculture in this tribal belt home to indigenous groups like Baiga and Gond. Dindori: On...

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From a small patch springs 968 varieties of paddy

-The Hindu Farmer Ghani Khan is a conservator at heart; his on-site exhibit has traditional strains of rice Mysuru: Armed with a degree in archaeology and museology from the University of Mysore, Ghani Khan of Kirugavalu in Malavalli taluk of Mandya district nurtured dreams of being a...

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A battle to preserve seeds -Raju Gusain

-TheStatesman.com Vijay Jardhari, who started the ‘Beej Bachao Andolan’ Uttarakhand in 1986 along with fellow farmers, has dedicated his life to conserving traditional seeds, which otherwise would have disappeared due to wide acceptability of hybrid seeds among farmers Dehradun: Flashback 1986: Whenever farmer and social activist Vijay...

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